When your body thinks it’s in a state of emergency, it’s cortisol’s job to make sure you don’t starve to death in the process. To do that, cortisol prompts the body to divert resources away from functions like metabolism and weight loss.
Tag Archive: hormones
What is a woman to do with PMS? Ideally, we need to balance out our hormones. We can go about that in many ways, but a great place to start is with the basics. Are you eating the right foods, sleeping enough, managing your stress, exercising, and eliminating properly?
Endocrine disruptors—they’re everywhere. With a few simple swaps you can give your endocrine system the toxic vacation it needs to support your hormonal health along with the rest of you.
“Tell me how to sleep!” It’s a phrase I hear virtually every day. These days, millions of us are dealing with some level of sleep-deprivation, and that’s bad news for all those minds and bodies. Good, restorative sleep is a cornerstone of wellness and an absolute must if you’re going to maintain strong